TITLE

Leptin and metabolic hormones in preterm newborns

AUTHOR(S)
Ng, P. C.; Lam, C. W. K.; Lee, C. H.; Wong, G. W. K.; Fok, T. F.; Chan, I. H. S.; Ma, K. C.; Wong, E.
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Nov2000, pF198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66876951

 

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